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bombed before. there have been attacks throughout kandahar before, the environments around the city are still unsafe, that we have a reporter who works for us in kandahar city. he won't drive to areas outside the city where the surge really plaid out. it's not safe enough for him, never mind westerners. we can never go to those places. so, okay, i guess it's better than it was before -- better than it was at the height of the surge, but it's not much better, and it's probably more violent than it was in 2009 and 2008 before the surge. so it does raise our question, what did we accomplish? >> and that is a real question. >> yeah. >> what's your answer to that. as someone who spends a lot of time here, what did we accomplish? >> there are areas that are much safer. they really are. but they're not safe enough, yet. and that's the thing. we're leaving now. and is this done, is it ready to hand over to the afghans? every general says, well, the question is sustainability. can we sustain it? we're going to find out this summer and next summer. and i don't think, it's a very -- it's an op
think i probably with bill bratten seized more guns in new york city than any mayor in history. maybe mike and commissioner kelly have met that record, i'm not sure. but i was the first one to really seize guns. i believe in it. i believe in getting them out of society but i don't believe it ends crime. human behavior is much more important. if you want to do a factor, 75% is human behavior, 25% is the instrument. weapons like this where people can kill, you know, multiple times very, very quickly, we should have some reasonable restrictions on the use of them. >> that is where i think this strays away from the right to bear arms. it shouldn't include those kind of weapons with those kind of magazines. >> on the other hand, it also leads to people should be able to arm themselves with handguns. people should be able to arm themselves with handguns because in a situation like that, if they just happen to have one, and this idiot has an ak-47, they can kill him. >> rudy, always good to talk to you. thank you very much for coming in. >> good to see you. merry christmas. >> merry christma
of volunteers work behind the scenes creating a 19twens version of new york city that envy broadway. >> people enjoy programs and good fam fam values and something they can take their fam fam, >> this is not an old church school bath robes and no flake. >> no, no, this is it a huge production . it is it all contempary and all different kinds of music and costumes and make up . ♪ andine though the singing christmas tree is it broadway quality there is a major difference. >> we hope that people will see a great show. but we talk about in the rehearsals t. is not a show for show's sake but telling the people good news of jes jes christ. if they come and remember the name of bellevie and a cast member, we missed t. but if they remember the name of jes jes christ and accept him in their life and let him change their lives. fam fams would be different and lives would be and that's our hope. that is a big show and this is mostly teenagers and young people that spend months preparing for the peck tackular show . 30,000 came to to watch t. >> what about the tree topper. >> usually a maul person . can
crossings here and over here. damascus the capital city is down in this area. it is our understanding that the two batteries the u.s. will send, 400 troops will go along with that, you're talking about an area maybe 60 miles north of the border, said to be defensive measures only. so this goes along with what we've heard from germany and also the netherlands agreeing to send some patriot missile batteries there as well along with troops as well. you're looking about 1200 troops between the three countries. you want to contain it. so far you've been pretty good keeping it within the borders of syria. if it spills over you're looking at area already racked by war for two years. what can happen then? they want to make sure that doesn't. we'll watch that. alisyn: next three weeks obviously will be critical. we're just getting started here. we have a heartbreaking story of heroism linked to the horrible oregon mall shooting. we'll talk about a man who put his own life to try to save another. bill: a former u.s. marine locked up in mexico on what his family call as trumped up charge. the de
chickens in the two, three, four tier cities. they're equal to chicago, right? >> yeah. 200 cities in china the size of chicago, in terms of population. >> and those are small. >> can you imagine the lines at starbucks there? a cappuccino machine goes down, it could shut down the whole city. >> my daughter was asking, how did there come to be so many people in china? >> 200 years ago, i guess, that's a long time -- >> the nation building? >> i didn't have an answer. >> discovery will do us -- >> fill me in. i need to brush up on my -- >> but david faber isn't ignorant. his hair looks better. china, here's the story. >> hair looks better. then china better. relative issue. >> it's a relative issue. thank you. very nice. >>> let's check with mary thompson, on the floor in for bob pisani today. >> weakness across the board. weakness in the nasdaq, down about 20 points. the dow lost in early trade. a little more modest in the s&p, down 4.25%. traders saying the fiscal cliff headlines will continue to dictate trading. and here there was a little reaction in the futures market ahead of today's op
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scene that played out in the quiet community. 60 miles east of new york city. in a very affluent community. the folks here are stunned. this isn't the thing that anyone expects to happen anywhere, let alone here in this quiet community in connecticut. police at the school, still going through it, still processing that crime scene. it will take them days to do that. >> understandably. rick leventhal joining us live. thank you. we'll check in with you later. joining us now is brenda labinsky, the mother of a student at sandy hook elementary school. all of us as parents cannot even imagine the emotions that you went through today. how did you first get the word that there was trouble at the school? >> well, i was home, i received a school announcement call. normally we get if there is bad weather and the kids will be let out early. it's, it stated there was a shooting in newtown but didn't say the school. or if it was the school. and all schools were on loc lockdown. i didn't take it too seriously because we had something like this happen prior, but it was a shooting on the street a
some very good calls on bear stearns. i disagree with his assessment of the city. i think what is good is his perspective, what he is really known for. he kind of understands this sort of guts of these banks and why so many people want to hire him, because he is good on tv, explains things well. investors liked hearing from him, and he is a guy that could call a jamie diamond and get him on the phone. >> when j.p. morgan state chase. >> the name is escaping me. adam: the point you make, when they had the problem, we interviewed at eight. >> and he can, and get him on the phone. the sweepstakes is coming to an end. i can't tell you exactly when, but to reiterate the news, from what i understand, a very advanced talk to sign this thing adam: investors have a lot of skin in the game involving the fiscal cliff. has this been priced in? i'm hearing that they still think there will be a deal. >> investors do. the market, we should point out, the market has priced in the fiscal cliff. i talked to see as a lot. they are starting to get increasingly worried about this thing. they're telling me
and doesn't know why. he held a press conference in oklahoma city, they said the fbi and law enforcement officials followed and harassed long and his sister. in a statement the fbi says it does not violate anyone's civil rights. >>> louisiana governor bobby jindal says birth control should be sold over the counter. in a "wall street journal" op-ed he writes the political battle over health insurance coverage for contraception wouldn't be repeated if women could buy it without a prescription as and a conservative republican i believe that we have been stupid to let the democrats demagogue the contraceptives issue and pretend, during debates about health care insurance, that republicans are somehow against birth control." >>> the twinkie and other hostess brand treats could be back in your lunch bag, they're hoping. bloomberg news reports walmart and kroger are among the bidders for the iconic brand. hostess began to wind down its operation last month after failing to resolve a contract dispute with its bakers union. hostess will auction brands like twinkies and cupcakes early next year. >
: thank you. it is 60 miles east of fork city, in fairfax county, one of the richest counties in new york. it looks like something out of reader's digest. a community as immunity would seem to violence as any community in america. but today front and center the latest act of violence in america, the shooting, today, are the second biggest attack on an american educational institution since virginia tech in 2007 when 32 were killed. former homicide detective, rod, what do you make of this? >> what i can tell you and the viewers is what the police are doing. what we would do if an investigation, horrific investigation like this, trying to figure out what was the motive behind this suspect's actions. why the children? that is the question. the other question as investigators, where did he get the weapons in we will find that out the next day or two. where did he get the ammunition? why did he target this school? this is a very fluid investigation and there are several agencies right new. i got off the phone with the contact in connecticut that tells me that the forensic laboratory has been c
cartels. he was arrested, passing through a mexican border city on the way to costa rica. he was arrested for carrying his grandfather's antique shotgun. on the u.s. side of the border, an agent told him the gun was legal, as long as he declared it to mexican authorities. so that's what he did and that's what got him arrested. the parents are begging the obama administration to help save his son's life. we have the attorney for hamar here. >> good to be with you. >> greta: nice to have you here. why can'ty get him out of jail? what's wrong? >> okay. right now, there is a fliel mexico, trials start at certain points and there is different hearings, like in the united states of america. and we are ready to go with our experts and also we have motions and we have two injunctions for exclusion of evidence for violation of his constitutional rights. >> greta: when is this trial date? >> the trial date's been on. the next hearing's set for january 17. that date, greta, was moved, continued, from october 30 or thereabouts. the hearings were set for november 13 and 23 and they were continued beca
. as i was raised as a child in new york city from queens new york right here. i never had that problem. i was a child of the 60s and 70s. there was a lot of love and neighbors when you did something bad, your mother and father knew about it before you got home because the neighbors they told on you and they hoped protect you. he said dad, i have a lot of friends. all of my friends they are all colors. boss knee yan. irish you name it. i'm not going to let things that happened in america make me be something that i'm not. he was the type of child that was raised to be everything. we didn't raise him to have a great fear. we never did. >> in florida there seem to be two things that come together. determination. state government carrying these loaded weapons and this stand your ground law. the notion that there comes a moment where you have a right to pull a trigger and it is up to citizens to pull that trigger. it seems that as much as anything else that is where this problem arises and in this case this is a white shooter of a black teen-ager. >> um, that is the case. mr. dunn is white
danbury. geographically speaking, probably about an hour, 40 minute drive from new york city if you're heading up the coast and then inland somewhat, between stanford down in the southwest corner and hartford as you can see in the corner, the capital of the state. jason? >> as we saw the picture of the man with the young boy, you can imagine how traumatizing this must be for the children. this is an elementary school. they were crying and holding hands. >> they have these protocols when anything like this -- of this magnitude, there are protocols to lock down and barricade yourself, find safe positions until an all clear is indicated to get the kids out of school. >> obviously as the hours move on, we're going to be trying to get information about the motive of the situation. >> or who? is it anned a dult. >> it's always difficult to figure out why these kinds of things happen. the connecticut state police will be holding a news conference two hours from now. perhaps at that point more information will be given about the motive behind the shooting. it's all difficult to understand w
. >> and as our sister station in new york city is saying, at least three people were injured and two children and one adult. all three have been taken it to danbury hospital, but they say that they're looking for a car. a maroon or red-colored vehicle with the back window blown out. that is go that wcbs out of new york city is reporting. we're trying to give you the information coming in from so many different sources choosing the ones we know to be the most reliable with the social press and our sisters stations wcbs who say law enforcement officials have confirmed this to them. >> it to give you an idea how chaotic of the scene it is, that is just to the rear of firehouse used as a staging area, probably about a quarter-mile down the driveway from that school. to give you an idea, when robert arrived on the scene near that firehouse where he reported live earlier this morning, he reported that police officers came out of the woods escorting a gentleman telling people he had nothing to do with this. that's the kind of response we're talking about where anyone found in this krar was at least
sell it to you? i can't sell it with passion, but i will say that this is action in a city called washington or sometimes in texas we call it washington stand, where people never get anything done or don't appear to easily get things done. we do get things done. we make a decision and we proceed. >> and the fed has gotten a lot done that. was dallas federal reserve president richard fisher saying congress and the white house need to take a page from the fed on how to work and play together. the lack of action on the fiscal cliff could damage the economy in ways that the fed cannot combat. lindsey paigsa is with me and ward mccarthy of jeffries. they both join me to weigh in. lindy, what can the fed do, do you think, if congress and the white house don't make a deal and we go over the cliff? >> you know, bernanke has been very clear if the u.s. economy does go over the fiscal cliff the fed does not have the tools to offset the impact and this is something he continued to imif a size in wednesday's press conference, looking at size. impact and looking at us to temper our expectation
're delivering cable. they're doing a test pattern in kansas city. i spoke about it on the 5:00 p.m. show. you'll see more on google than apple. >> you'll be back later. >> if you'll have me. >> i want to ask you about interest rates when we come back. >> perfect. my strong suit. >> there you go. >>> gold prices closing right now. it's been a tough week for the gold bulls. brian shackman is tracking the action. >> i feel like everyone is saying, i'm brian shackman, blackberry for work, apple for fun. gold has to go somewhere. gold is potentially flat and it's holding below $1700 right now. if you expand it out to the week, you see what happened post the fed. it sort of fell off the table. over a seven-day span, again, flat. volatility and the options market, this is going to stay this way maybe for a little while. i want to look at the whole flex because basically it's the same story. you see copper and palladium up, especially palladium. copper is a proxy for chinese growth. a little bit of optimism out of that. in terms of where the money flow here, folks, basically it seems that trading out
. so, can i sell it to you? i can't sell it with passion. but i will say that this is action in a city called washington, or sometimes in texas we call it washington-stand where people never get anything done or don't appear to be easily able to get things done. we do get things done. we make a decision and we proceed. >> i think that's one thing you can say about the fomc and this leader's chairmanship. we're going in new direction. the question is, is the efficacy of what we're doing solid or not? we'll continue to examine that. and if it's not, we're going to have to change course. it's the best i can tell you, joe. >> i understand. i understand. and you're a reasonable, calm, conciliatory, collegial, the fed is very collegial. but i would -- >> that's right. >> -- at some point wonder whether you might just snap? because you've been on in the past, with much less significant, and much less -- much smaller actions were being taken that really raised your eyebrows, and i -- that we know you really weren't behind. and maybe it's the, you know, as it keeps happening nothing surprises u
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